HyperDic: fiddler

English > 3 senses of the word fiddler:
NOUNperson fiddler, violinista musician who plays the violin
person fiddler, twiddlersomeone who manipulates in a nervous or unconscious manner
person fiddler, tinkereran unskilled person who tries to fix or mend
fiddler > pronunciation
Soundsfih'dahler; fih'dler
Rhymesalveolar ... Ziegler: 240 rhymes with ler...
English > fiddler: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA musician who plays the violin.
Synonymviolinist
InstancesCorelli, Arcangelo CorelliItalian violinist and composer of violin concertos (1653-1713)
Enesco, Georges Enesco, George EnescuRomanian violinist and composer (1881-1955)
Grappelli, Stephane GrappelliFrench jazz violinist (1908-1997)
Joachim, Joseph JoachimHungarian violinist and composer (1831-1907)
Kreisler, Fritz KreislerUnited States violinist (born in Austria) (1875-1962)
Menuhin, Yehudi Menuhin, Sir Yehudi MenuhinBritish violinist (born in the United States) who began his career as a child prodigy in the 1920s (1916-1999)
Paganini, Niccolo PaganiniItalian violinist and composer of music for the violin (1782-1840)
Stern, Isaac SternUnited States concert violinist (born in Russia in 1920)
Vivaldi, Antonio Vivaldi, Antonio Lucio VivaldiItalian baroque composer and violinist (1675-1741)
Zimbalist, Efrem ZimbalistUnited States violinist (born in Russia) (1889-1985)
Zukerman, Pinchas ZukermanIsraeli violinist (born in 1948)
Broadermusician, instrumentalist, playersomeone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)
Spanishviolinista, violín
Catalanviolí, violinista
Verbsfiddleplay the violin or fiddle
English > fiddler: 3 senses > noun 2, person
Meaningsomeone who manipulates in a nervous or unconscious manner.
Synonymtwiddler
BroadermanipulatorA person who handles things manually
Verbsfiddlemanipulate manually or in one's mind or imagination
English > fiddler: 3 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningAn unskilled person who tries to fix or mend.
Synonymtinkerer
Broaderunskilled personA person who lacks technical training
Verbsfiddletry to fix or mend

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